Language: English
Gender: Male
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Personal Statement

I entered the field of academic pediatric emergency medicinefor several reasons: the setting allows me to help a large number of patients with a wide variety of clinical illness, andI have the opportunity to teach residents and medical students on an everyday basis -- at the bedside, in the lecture hall,and in simulated patient environments. 
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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
Specialties
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Expertise
  • Emergency Ultrasound

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [HMO]

Education/Training

  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1998
  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2002

Honors and Awards

2008
Department of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine Fellow of the Year Teaching Award NYU School of Medicine

2004-2005
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year

2003-2004
Resident Professionalism Award

2001-2002
Honors in Pediatrics, Pediatric Sub-internship, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatric Cardiology Clerkships, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

1997
Howard Hughes Scholarship for Undergraduate Research
 

Biography

Titles

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Biography

Dr. Weinberg is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
 
Dr. Weinberg received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and completed his pediatric residency training and pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at New York University School of Medicine.
 
Dr. Weinberg’s clinical interests include simulation training in medical education, evidence-based medical practice, pediatric emergency ultrasound, pediatric disaster preparation, and patient-centered-care initiatives. He has championed the formation of a pediatric simulation program at Weill-Cornell, with the goal of improving patient safety through simulation-based training of residents and medical students and recently published a review of simulation in pediatric resident education.
  
Additional contributions to resident education include teaching the principles of evidence-based practice via journal clubs, didactic sessions, and bedside approach to patients in the pediatric emergency department. He has successfully implemented a pediatric emergency ultrasound curriculum for Weill Cornell faculty, and has taught hands-on ultrasound workshops at national pediatric conferences.
 
Dr. Weinberg is the pediatric faculty representative on the Weill-Cornell Disaster Committee and is a member of the pediatric centered care committee, where he has helped to improve the approach to pain control in the pediatric emergency department.